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You are a family medicine resident about to see Chris, a 17 year old.  The reason for referral is "Query Strep Throat".


List three (3) common reasons for adolescents to visit their family doctor?

Today, Chris is afebrile, and physical examination is completely normal.  You provide some reassurance that antibiotics are not needed.


As you place your hand on the doorknob to exit the room, Chris says “I have one more question”.  You return to your seat and politely ask Chris to provide you with the question.

“It’s about the morning-after pill.”